District councils must be able to raise council tax by 2 per cent to invest in prevention measures that would help relieve the ever increasing demand on social care and NHS budgets. The District Councils’ Network, which represents 200 district councils across England,...
Responding to the Government’s technical consultation on the 2018/19 Local Government Finance Settlement, Cllr John Fuller Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “District councils have played a central role in enabling housing growth in this country,...
Responding to the LGA’s analysis of planning application costs, Cllr John Fuller, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “The District Councils’ Network has long called for locally set planning fees so at to increase the capacity of our planning...
Responding to the Local Government Ombudsman’s report ‘Lifting the lid on bin complaints’, Cllr John Fuller, Chairman of the District Councils Network, said: “Waste collection is the most visible service operated by local government, touching nearly 9 million...
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